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To reduce discomfort from herpes sores:
Nonprescription medicines, such as acetaminophen (Tylenol) and ibuprofen (Advil), may reduce the pain and fever from genital herpes.
Frequently Asked Questions About Genital Herpes
Genital herpes can be a confusing disease. Symptoms can look like other conditions, or there may be no symptoms at all. How can you to tell if you have it? These questions and answers will help.
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To lower the risk of recurrent outbreaks, reduce or avoid things that trigger outbreaks, such as fatigue, stress, overexposure to sun, and irritation of the genital area.
Finding out that you have genital herpes may cause you to have negative thoughts or feelings about yourself or about sex, such as:
A counselor or support groups for people with herpes may be helpful.
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